Portraits of American Life Study
Hosted by The ARDA
The PALS seeks to understand the impact of religion in everyday life, and ultimately the connections between religious change and other forms of change among diverse individuals and families over the course of their lives.
Results & Summaries
In the past 12 months, which have helped you directly by giving their time? Congregation members (RECCOW1) -- Wave 1 (2006)



Variable Comparisons

[Education | Political Party | Gender | Race | Religious Tradition ]

Education

Less than high schoolGED or high school diplomaVocational/technical diploma or associate degreeBachelorsGraduate degreeOtherTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.4%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
Dont know0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.4%
1
0.6%
1
0.0%
0
0.2%
3
No81.8%
99
82.3%
387
88.1%
244
76.1%
188
75.0%
126
83.3%
25
81.4%
1069
Yes18.2%
22
17.4%
82
11.6%
32
23.5%
58
24.4%
41
16.7%
5
18.3%
240
TOTAL 100.0%
121
100.0%
470
100.0%
277
100.0%
247
100.0%
168
100.0%
30

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Political party

DemocratNeitherRepublicanMissingTOTAL
Refused0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.1%
1
Dont know0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.5%
2

0
0.2%
3
No85.6%
533
83.5%
198
74.4%
320

19
81.5%
1051
Yes14.1%
88
16.5%
39
25.1%
108

6
18.2%
235
TOTAL 100.0%
623
100.0%
237
100.0%
430

25

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Gender

FemaleMaleTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.1%
1
Dont know0.6%
4
0.0%
0
0.3%
4
No81.2%
553
81.4%
516
81.3%
1069
Yes18.2%
124
18.5%
117
18.3%
241
TOTAL 100.0%
681
100.0%
634

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Race

White/Caucasian/AngloBlack/African AmericanHispanic/Latino(a)Asian/Asian AmericanNative AmericanTOTAL
Refused0.0%
0
0.6%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
Dont know0.3%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
3
No79.2%
725
78.6%
121
91.0%
162
90.3%
56
100.0%
4
81.3%
1068
Yes20.4%
187
20.8%
32
9.0%
16
9.7%
6
0.0%
0
18.4%
241
TOTAL 100.0%
915
100.0%
154
100.0%
178
100.0%
62
100.0%
4

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Religion

Black ProtestantEvangelical ProtestantMainline ProtestantCatholicOther faithNonaffiliatedTOTAL
Refused1.4%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.1%
1
Dont know0.0%
0
0.3%
1
1.5%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
3
No72.5%
50
72.9%
248
76.5%
104
90.3%
289
75.9%
161
91.6%
217
81.4%
1069
Yes26.1%
18
26.8%
91
22.1%
30
9.7%
31
24.1%
51
8.4%
20
18.3%
241
TOTAL 100.0%
69
100.0%
340
100.0%
136
100.0%
320
100.0%
212
100.0%
237

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